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  • Supplier/Payee Request form updates to support ICs and non-PO contract setups

    2024-06-19
    As part of ongoing Procurement Efficiencies enhancements, Stanford Financial Management Services (FMS) updated the Supplier/Payee Request Form on July 15 for overall usability improvements and now includes: A new Independent Contractor (IC) affiliation type to better support IC transactions... Supplier/Payee Request form updates to support ICs and non-PO contract setups
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  • Year-End Close: 2024 Reminders and Deadlines

    2024-05-20
    It's that time of year again! The year-end close (YEC) process of recording and reporting expenses from September through August gives a snapshot of the university's transactional activity each fiscal year. For an in-depth look at the process, review Topic Overview: Year-End Close. All times listed...
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  • Enhancements to increase procurement efficiency

    2024-04-19
    Procurement Services, part of Stanford Financial Management Services (FMS), continuously examines opportunities to enhance processes or provide new solutions to support purchasing activities for the university while maintaining financial stewardship excellence. Areas of opportunity under review are...
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  • Continuous Improvements to Fingate

    2024-02-22
    FMS is continuously working to improve the Fingate user experience. Planned and completed changes range from search improvements, navigation updates and content revisions. Learn more about recent and upcoming changes on this news page.
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  • Tax Reminders and Resources

    2023-12-07
    New Year Tax Reminders and Resources Whether it’s where to find tax documents or how to look up or change withholding allowances, below are commonly-used resources to help you navigate tax season. Get help with questions about tax dates and documents.
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  • Excellence in Financial Stewardship | Issue 9open_in_new

    2023-11-16
    This newsletter focuses on general tax compliance considerations and provides a framework for paying individuals, and then dives deeper into several unique higher education activities that we manage.
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  • Updated resources to support honoraria and human subject payments

    2023-10-10
    There has been a significant increase in the number of honoraria payments and payments to human subjects, including related travel reimbursements, since university operations fully resumed following the COVID-19 pandemic. For instance, from calendar year 2019 to 2022, the number of honoraria...
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  • Creating Opportunities through the Supplier Diversity Initiative

    2023-09-22
    Suppliers play a critical role in enabling the university to realize its mission and live its values. Given the critical role of the supplier and Stanford's decentralized purchasing approach which allows individual departments to make purchasing decisions that are tailored to their specific needs...
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  • Streamlined Delivery and Pick Up Options for Will Call Payments

    2023-07-31
    Effective July 31, 2023, a streamlined process and tools will make it easier to receive Will Call check payments for purchase order invoices and Expense Requests transactions. About the new process After a Will Call payment is requested for an Expense Requests transaction or a purchase order invoice...
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  • Excellence in Financial Stewardship | Issue 8open_in_new

    2023-06-22
    This newsletter, covers the risks and best practices with stewarding gifts using scenarios such as spending in accordance with the gift terms, when a donor’s gift is unspent, and navigating difficult and uncertain situations.
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